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OPINION

TORPY: Nathan Wade, a man milking every last one of his 15 minutes

Nathan Wade is on a mission. Whatever the point of that mission is known only to Wade, the onetime special prosecutor in Fulton County’s criminal case against Donald Trump.

Ms. Pat explains why she was fired from V-103, calls Tigger ‘a hater’

Ms. Pat, who was fired from V-103 late last year, told The Breakfast Club she was "shocked" by the firing and dubbed primary host Big Tigger "a hater."

FRIDAY WEATHER

‘Dangerous heat possible’ this weekend

Georgia House Democrat fined over misuse of campaign funds

Savannah legislator to pay $47,000 in fines and reimbursements after leaving 110 expenditures off campaign disclosures.

Powering the State of Georgia

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Kemp says hydrogen could fuel next wave of Georgia-Korea economic ties

Upon returning from a mission to South Korea, the Georgia governor said tapping hydrogen could be key to growth.

Energy giant doubles order from Qcells’ Georgia solar panel plant

Commercial solar giant Summit Ridge Energy announced this week that it would buy nearly double the number of solar panels it committed to purchasing last spring from a Georgia...

Korea’s business relationship with Georgia ‘matured.’ Then it evolved

It took decades of investment and recruitment before Korea emerged as one of Georgia’s most valuable international partners — one that remains top of mind for state leaders.

Hartsfield-Jackson, Delta, Airbus to study feasibility of hydrogen fuel

Hartsfield-Jackson is working with Delta and Airbus to study the possibility of hydrogen fuel for aviation.

Iconic Band's Legacy

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In Athens, Georgia, R.E.M.’s hometown, murmurs are everywhere

There are band member sightings. And surviving band landmarks from the 1980s. But will they perform again?

Athens music scene reacts to R.E.M.’s surprise reunion performance

Ahead of the AthFest music festival, musicians and fans are still talking about R.E.M.'s one-night, one-song reunion performance this month. R.E.M.

R.E.M. performs live with original members for first time since 2007

The legendary Athens, Georgia rock band reunited at the Songwriters Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York City.

Food & Recipes

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10 uses for an ice cube tray that don’t involve water

Your ice cube tray can hold so much more than water! Ice cube trays provide uniform portions of ingredients that make your day — and your cooking — run smoother.

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RECIPE

Make The Po’Boy Shop’s Coleslaw

Mark Ferguson and David Schmidt, owners of the Po’Boy Shop in Decatur, were happy to share the recipe for their tangy, sweet coleslaw.

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RECIPE

Turn dip into dinner with cheese tortellini

Spinach and artichoke dip is tangy, rich and packed with more vegetables than most dips, it’s almost enough to make a full meal.

Crime and Public Safety

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Bloody fingerprint, machete found after woman’s killing in Marietta, warrants show

Evidence found at the scene led officers to identify the suspect as the victim’s ex-husband.

DeKalb man found guilty of killing younger brother in fight over fan

Westley Hill, 28, was shot and killed on Dec. 31, 2021, at his family’s home near Stone Mountain, the DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.

Fire forces Midtown Whole Foods to evacuate temporarily

No injuries were reported.

Fentanyl fight: Yellen aims to cut cartels from ‘ill-gotten money’

AJC Peachtree Road Race

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Running is Atlanta author Emily Giffin’s family’s greatest passion

She’s taping a ‘Today’ show segment on July 3 on one condition: “I have to be in Atlanta on the 4th.”

Barbershop quartet performance will kick off the AJC Peachtree Road Race

Meet the Four Fellers chosen to sing the national anthem in Atlanta on July 4 at the race’s starting line.

Meet the 10-year-old anthem singer for the Microsoft Peachtree Junior race

Where to watch, eat and drink during the AJC Peachtree Road Race

So you didn't step up your game this year to train for the AJC Peachtree Road Race.

Politically Georgia

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Kemp calls on GOP to strengthen ground game ahead of election

Your daily jolt of news and analysis from the AJC politics team.

Winners and losers of Georgia’s runoff elections

Your daily jolt of news and analysis from the AJC politics team.

LISTEN

Politicos break down the runoff results

Republican Stephen Lawson and Democrat Gloria Butler recap runoff races on "Politically Georgia".

Where did $630K in campaign money go? Georgia ethics panel won’t find out

Statute of limitations prevents state commission from learning what former Senate leader did with the money when he left office.

Georgia Elections

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Democratic leaders go bust in key local Georgia runoffs

In three runoff races on Tuesday, Democratic voters rebuffed candidates favored by the establishment.

Former Trump administration officials win GOP runoffs for U.S. House

Lorraine Cochran-Johnson appears to win DeKalb CEO runoff

Just 300 voters chose a new Georgia State House member this week from Norcross

Arlene Beckles, a former Norcross City Council member, was elected in Tuesday’s Democratic runoff election. The race had the lowest turnout by far in the legislative runoffs.

Latest politics

Georgia

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Capitol Recap: Number of immigrants held in Georgia rises sharply

Georgia ranks fifth for inmates in federal immigration detention facilities.

Ex-Trump administration officials win Georgia GOP runoffs for U.S. House

Democratic leaders go bust in key local Georgia runoffs

In three runoff races on Tuesday, Democratic voters rebuffed candidates favored by the establishment.

US

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Postal Service delivery woes are years in the making; Georgia lawmakers seek fix

Georgia has been ground zero for some of the worst U.S. Postal Service issues.

Rules set for Biden and Trump presidential debate in Atlanta

When Joe Biden and Donald Trump debate at CNN in Atlanta, Microphones will be muted during the debate except for the candidate whose turn it is to speak, and the candidates ca

Jan. 6 investigation lingers as 2024 election nears

More than three and a half years have passed since the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S.

Food & Dining

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Lewis Barbecue bringing Texas-style barbecue to Ansley Mall next summer

Pitmaster John Lewis is set to open his fourth restaurant — and his first in Georgia — next summer in Atlanta’s Piedmont Heights neighborhood.

Plantbaed Cafe brings plant-based menu with burgers, pizza and more to Vinings

Anne Onyeneho opened Plantbaed Cafe in Atlanta's Vinings area in 2024 after releasing a cookbook and meal prep service of the same name.

Try these 3 new spirits from metro Atlanta distilleries

Here are three new offerings from Atlanta-based distilleries that would make a good addition to your bar cart this summer.

Tacos, loaded fries and seafood coming to Roswell Junction food hall

Stalls serving tacos, shawarma, loaded fries, burgers, coffee and seafood have been announced for Roswell Junction, a food hall and entertainment center opening in Roswell at ...

Things to Do

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Running is Atlanta author Emily Giffin’s family’s greatest passion

Athens music scene reacts to R.E.M.’s surprise reunion performance

Ahead of the AthFest music festival, musicians and fans are still talking about R.E.M.'s one-night, one-song reunion performance this month. R.E.M.

15 things to do this weekend: Juneteenth Parade and Music Festival, more

Here are some ideas for events happening the first weekend of summer Atlanta.

Lifestyle

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Uncle Nearest CEO brings pioneering Black distiller’s ‘Unfiltered’ story to Atlanta

How ‘Inside Out 2′ navigates the emotional roller coaster of adolescence

All emotions, even the seemingly negative ones, serve a purpose for both parents and teens.

Survey: More than 25% of parents struggle to get their children to sleep

A new poll shows a lot of parents are struggling with sleepless children, and only some of it can be explained by poor sleep hygiene.

Entertainment

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Ms. Pat explains why she was fired from V-103, calls Tigger ‘a hater’

Ms. Pat, who was fired from V-103 late last year, told The Breakfast Club she was "shocked" by the firing and dubbed primary host Big Tigger "a hater."

Reports: Kenya Moore suspended from ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’

Reality stars Kim Zolciak, Kroy Biermann drop mansion price a third time

Kim Zolciak and Kroy Biermann dropped the price of their home a third time, now to $4.2 million from $4.5 million.

Travel

U.S. State Department reopens online passport renewal portal

3 Florida vacation spots and why you should visit them

When planning your next trip to the Sunshine State, don’t overlook these three vacation spots

It’s not Jurassic Park, but Colorado has many dinosaur destinations

Here are 10 places across Colorado where you can walk literally in the footsteps of long necks, see rare discoveries and even join an excavation

News Partners

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Liberty County School System bans cellphones during class

The Liberty County school officials say children will be less distracted and more focused on learning without their personal mobile devices.

Thousands of Black Civil War troops organized in Macon. This veteran is keeping their history alive

Lonnie Davis’ living history presentations ensure Middle Georgia residents know about the Georgia African Brigade.

Why do some Columbus residents celebrate Juneteenth two months early?

Juneteenth has been a federal holiday since 2021, but some people in Columbus and Phenix City celebrate in April.

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Investigations

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Kemp hires consultants to examine troubled state prison system

Ahead of a federal investigation of Georgia's state prisons, Gov. Kemp hires consultants to assess the agency amid record violence and murders.

What we know about the Georgia prison where a worker was shot to death by an inmate

Kitchen worker shot at Ga. prison had personal relationship with inmate who killed her

Former GDC employees point to potential security gaps that could allow someone to smuggle a gun into the prison.

Video

Georgia Aquarium helps rescue beluga whales from Ukraine, takes them to Spain

Georgia Aquarium helps rescue beluga whales from Ukraine, takes them to Spain

Expect local impacts from tropical storm off coast of Florida

Expect local impacts from tropical storm off coast of Florida

School board approves budget, Gwinnett County teachers getting a $4K pay raise

School board approves budget, Gwinnett County teachers getting a $4K pay raise

Photos

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Photos: Willie Mays, Negro League players honored in Birmingham

Photos from A Tribute to the Negro Leagues on June 20, 2024 at Rickwood Field in Birmingham, Ala.

Photos: The scene at Copa America in Atlanta

AJC photos of the scene at Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the Copa America match between Argentina and Canada on Thursday, June 20, 2024. Argentina won 2-0.

Photos: Argentina and Canada square off in Copa America in Atlanta

AJC photos from the match between Argentina and Canada in Copa America at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Thursday, June 20, 2024. Argentina won 2-0.

Podcasts

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LISTEN

Politicos break down the runoff results

Republican Stephen Lawson and Democrat Gloria Butler recap runoff races on "Politically Georgia".

Southern Fried Soccer: Previewing Copa America

HOLIDAY PODCAST

Is Georgia living up to the Juneteenth promise of freedom?

"Politically Georgia" and UATL teamed up for a special Juneteenth episode on June 19, 2024.